Gardener, Chawton HouseLocation:Chawton, Alton, Hampshre Salary:£22,000.00 FTE (0.8FTE 30 Hours) Benefits:● The annual leave allowance is 25 days and public holidays pro rata. TOIL operates, including if the post holder is required to work a public holiday. ● Access to the Pension Scheme including employer contributions ● Staff discount in the café and shop ● Access to professional development opportunities ● Free entry to other Historic Houses members and use of Gardeners World 2for1 pass. Main duties:
Day-to-day maintenance of the gardens and estate of Chawton House.
Ensuring safe public access to the grounds and an excellent standard of visitor experience.
Longer-term development of Gardens and Grounds at Chawton House
Work with a team of garden volunteers.
This role is an exciting opportunity for someone with good garden maintenance experience and sound horticultural knowledge. Chawton House is looking for applicants that are familiar with historic or country house gardens, have knowledge of kitchen and rose gardens, and demonstrate a good understanding of project management. A good communicator, applicants should have experience of mowing formal lawns and hedge trimming, and working with interns and/or volunteers.
The post requires some weekend working and very occasional evening working.